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Re: gcc problems
- From: "Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" <lhall at rfk dot com>
- To: "Andrew Sidwell" <nevermiah at hotmail dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2002 17:36:03 -0500
- Subject: Re: gcc problems
- References: <F40bCECaDxr16ic0Db000009386@hotmail.com>
At 05:32 PM 1/2/2002, Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) wrote:
>At 04:41 PM 1/2/2002, Andrew Sidwell wrote:
> >>Hello all,
> >> I'm sorry if this has been solved before, but I can't see it on the
> >>mailing list archives, so I'm guessing it's not.
> >Here's a clarification of the error messages and what caused them:
> >On a compile using GCC, a little error box with the title 'Error Starting Program' pops up, with the text, "The COLLECT2.EXE file is linked to missing export CYGWIN1.DLL:_ctype_.".
> >In the Cygwin window itself, there is the message:
> >gcc: installation problem, cannot exec '/usr/lib/gcc-lib/i686-pc-cygwin/2.95.3-5/collect2..exe': Permission denied.
> >I'm using Win98SE, without any bcc tools, etc. installed.
> >Thanks in advance,
> >Andrew Sidwell, takkaria on IRC
>How'd you manage to install gcc without binutils? Did you use setup.exe
>and consciously override the install of binutils (installing gcc will
>install binutils if you tell it not to)? If you didn't use setup.exe,
>then that's your problem. The solution to either of these two scenarios
>is "don't do that"(tm). The way to avoid these types of problems in
>general is to use setup.exe and do what it tells you unless you're
>absolutely sure that your needs aren't met by setup.exe. If setup.exe
>won't give you what you want, you're free to proceed with any experimental
>installation that you like of course. Unfortunately for you (perhaps),
>this list can't invest any time finding the problems in your custom
>configuration, assuming that's what you have or were targetting.
>Hope that helps some,
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